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Twitter project allows you to witness East German Uprising “live”

    A historical Twitter project commemorates the 65th anniversary of a people’s uprising in the former East Germany. The project enables you to experience the People’s Uprising of 17 June 1953 in East Germany in ‚real time‘. On 17 June 2018 – the 65th anniversary of the uprising – 7 fictitious East German citizens will tweet […]

‘Kindertransport’ at Opera House Manchester from May 1st to 5th

Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg in association with Selladoor Productions present Kindertransport by Diane Samuels. Directed by Anne Simon. Designed by Marie-Luce Theis. A deeply moving and timely modern classic about a woman’s struggle to come to terms with her past. Hamburg 1938: nine year-old Eva is forced onto a train by her desperate mother […]

DAAD Writer-in-Residence Roman Ehrlich at Lancaster und Liverpool

German writer Roman Ehrlich has been acclaimed as one of the most unconventional and interesting voices among young contemporary writers in Germany and we are happy to welcome him as DAAD Writer-in-Residence at Lancaster University and the University of Liverpool from January 28th – February 9th. We would like to invite everyone interested to take […]

University of Manchester student wins Wiener Library Translation Competition

On May 23rd, Stuart Dunlop, a final year German student at the University of Manchester, was declared a winner in the Oxford German Network Olympiad 2017, in the Wiener Library Translation Competition. His translation of a 1940 Martin Miller cabaret monologue into English was chosen out of students nationwide, and he will receive the award of […]

Graduate Researcher Position at Hyperion (Liverpool) – German Speaker

Hyperion Executive Search, a specialist clean energy talent acquisition company that matches the industry’s leading talent with the sector’s leading businesses and organisations, is looking for a German Speaker as a Graduate Researcher in Liverpool. Please find the complete job offer below: Graduate Researcher Position – German Speaker   Hyperion Executive Search are leading players in […]

“BERLIN NOW” festival at HOME in Manchester (2 Nov – 7 Nov 2016)

For a little vibe of Berlin, make sure not to miss this week’s “BERLIN NOW” festival at HOME in Manchester. It features, among other things, a season of films on the iconic city as well as a staged reading performance, a panel discussion about the Berlin art scene and a director’s workshop with Lily Sykes. […]

Kölsch und Kultur: DAAD study trip to Cologne/Bonn

Over the Easter break 2015, 15 lucky students from the University of Manchester, teamed with 15 peers from the University of Nottingham, set off to spend ten full days in the city of Cologne and the neighbouring city of Bonn together with their DAAD-Lektoren Eva Adelseck (University of Manchester) and Sascha Stollhans (University of Nottingham). […]

The German Embassy’s German Language Quiz

The German Embassy has launched a new webpage devoted to learners of German. Visit the site to find out why German is a beneficial language to learn and to discover where to learn German in the UK. It also gives you advice about learning German from home and provides various entertaining examples of amusing German words and turns of phrase […]

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